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. in nevada, the president, who has been rehad hersing with massachusetts senator john kerry as romney, went to the hoover dam. >> it's spectacular. i've never seen it before. >> reporter: both left the day's campaigning to their number twos. in charlotte, vice president joe biden was trying to argue that romney would raise taxes on the middle class when he implied that president obama's policies already have hurt. >> how they can justify raising taxes in the middle class that's been buried the last four years, how in lord's name can they justify raising their taxes? >> reporter: biden later tried to dig out of that hole. but republicans pounced. >> vice president biden just today said that the middle class over the last four years has been, quote, buried. we agree. that means we need to stop digging by electing mitt romney the next president of the united states. >> reporter: but the day's events quickly were overshadowed by a 2007 speech of then presidential candidate and senator obama veering off his prepared script before a predominantly black audience he seemed to imply the federal gove
points, 49-45. >> last night in denver, romney was endorsed by local football hero john elway. romney told the crowd that the debates will be crucial to the campaign. >> these debates are an opportunity for each of us to describe the pathway forward for america that we would choose. and the american people are going to have to make their choices as to what kind of america they want. >> jan crawford is covering the romney campaign in denver. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie. this is romney's moment. the campaign knows the stakes here. of course, he's done this before. there were those 23 debates in the republican primaries, but this is different. it's one-on-one, and part of his debate prep has been working on that head-to-head match-up with senator rob portman playing president obama. on the campaign plane the other day, romney came back to talk to reporters and i asked him point-blank if he thinks he can win. he said look, the president has been trying to fool people into thinking things that i don't. and that ends at the debate. he said i can't tell you winners and l
the american commander there, general john allen. here's part of that interview. >> you're in a tough spot right now. can you explain why the sudden increase in these attacks? >> well, i'm mad as hell about them, to be honest with you. we're going to get after this. it reverberates everywhere, across the united states. you know, we're willing to sacrifice a lot for this campaign, but we're not willing to be murdered for it. >> at a certain point as these attacks continue, the american people are going to say, we've had enough. why are we training these people if they're murdering us. >> well, that may be in fact. it may be the voice right now that we're hearing. the key point is for us to understand that the vast majority, the vast majority of the afghans, you've lived with them, you understand these people, they're with us in this. they understand right now the severity of this problem and the urgency of what's happening and there have been afghans who have been killed trying to save our forces when these attacks have been underway because that was the only reaction that they could have t
with the president will be massachusetts senator john kerry who will play romney. kerry and romney knew each other well when romney was governor of massachusetts both campaigns are desperately trying to lower expectations. in a memo leaked to the press a top romney adviser called the president one of the most talented political communicators in modern history and noted the president has engaged in eighty-one-on-one presidential debates while this is romney's first. the obama campaign is also down playing expectations. they say he hasn't had enough time to prepare for the debate because he's been so busy as president dealing with a series of crises in the middle east. >> chip reid in boston. thanks. >>> for more on campaign 2012, we turn to jonathan allen, a senior political correspondent from politico. jonathan, good morning to you. >> good morning, rebecca. >> i want to begin where chip left off. the president's advisors say he's been so busy dealing with international affairs coming into the debate he hasn't had a chance to prepare. some of the tlmts coming out of these international affairs, th
this morning." a suicide bomber targets nato troops in afghanistan. at least 14 are dead. we'll ask john miller about the dangerous new link between the taliban and al qaeda. >>> as the candidates focus on wednesday's debate, a top republican predicts we'll see a brand-new race on thursday. >>> around schwarzenegger tells "60 minutes" he still wants his family to forgive him. we'll show you part of that interview you didn't see last night. >>> we begin the today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> breaking news in eastern afghanistan. >> at least three nato troops killed in a suicide plan. >> the attacker ran his motorcycle packed with explos e explosives into a u.s. military convoy. >> after all these years of war? >> the reason for the nato and american intervention is terrorism. terrorism has not gone away. >> governor romney, he's a good debater. i'm just okay. >> governor romney, president obama gearing up for their first presidential debate on wednesday. >> i don't think one of them is going to make or break this campaign. >> thursday morning we're all going to be scratching our h
university poll shows the president leading mitt romney by four points 49-45. >> introduced by john elway. he told the crowds that the debates will be crucial to the campaign. >> an opportunity for each of us to describe the pathway forward for america that we would choose. the american people are going to have to make their choice as to what kind of america they want. >> jan crawford is covering the romney campaign in denver. jan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie and norah good morning to our viewers in the west. it's his time to make his case to the american people. 23 debates in the republican primaries but this one is different. it's one on one. part of the debate prep has been working on that head-to-head matchup with senator portman playing president obama. romney came back and talked to the reporters. i asked him point blank if he thinks he can win. he said, look, the president has been trying to fool people into thinking things that i don't. i can't tell you winners or losers. he's the president, an effective speaker, but romney said he thinks if they both do well, he
told you so moment for chris christie. norah and charlie? >> jan, thank you. >>> john dickerson is also in denver. john, good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> exactly how does this change the dynamics of the race? >> well, conservatives who were worried about romney, not sure if he was on kind of a long-term slide, are now very excited. it means that mitt romney doesn't have to deal with those money folks. they're excited. it gives romney a second look from the independent voters or folks who were just still tuning in. he has corrected the public narrative for him. those are good things. the real question is, can this stick to romney? can he take advantage of this successful performance going forward? >> john, what about president obama's performance? there was no mention of the 47%, no mention of bain, no mention of women's health care and obamacare. did obama leave his greatest hits on the cutting room floor? >> i think he did. what mitt romney did successfully, he was able to press the case against the president while also remaining appealing enough that those instant polls done
you so moment for chris christie. norah and charlie. >> we go to political director john dickerson. he's also in denver. john, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. >> exactly how does this change the dynamics of the race? >> reporter: well, conservatives who were worried about romney, not sure if he was on kind of a long term slide are now very excited. it means mitt romney doesn't have to deal with those money folks who he's been having to settle down. that takes care of. they are very excited. it gives rommie a second look from folks who are just tuning in. it corrects the public narrative for him. those are both good thing. the real question is can this stick trom any. can he take advantage of this successful performance going forward. >> and, john, what about president obama's performance? you know, there was no mention of the 47%, no mention of bain, no mention of women's health care and obama care. did obama leave his greatest hits on the cutting room floor? >> reporter: i think he did. what mitt romney did successfully he was able to press the case against the president whil
americans. there were repeated requests for additional security before the attacks. cnn correspondent john miller and former fbi director joins us this morning. good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> what are we finding out about that security and are we getting the answers that we need? >> well we're going to be learning more. what we're learning now is that there were a drumbeat of incidents, about 13 security threats either directly to the embassy, to the consulate, a handful of those. but incidents in the surrounding area against british red cross and so on. and this was building up. >> why did ambassador stevens go to benghazi? and did they appreciate the danger and did they in fact, have enough security for him? >> this is a fascinating question. this is where our story forks off in two directions. i've been at embassies all over the world and seen how security works. when it comes to the ambassador whether he is going to make a trip, make that call, in the embassy, the ambassador is king. that is his call, whether he is going to go. the things that go along w
was debating with, john kerry because as they say he wants to be secretary of state. he's not going to get in the president's face. presidents are used to deference. they are not used to people challenging them like that. they i had the big prep was terrible but they fault the president himself for not understanding that romney was going to be more aggressive. >> how could they underestimate that? >> this is about the president's, i'm told, real preference, to try to remain low key. and that's something that his advisers couldn't change. >> so what are they going to do now? we heard david axelrod say that they are going to change some things, even suggesting that mitt romney is a liar for what he said in the debate. how are they going change things in. >> they will ramp it up. they have to figure out a way as these people say for the president to bring it in the next debate without appearing unpresidential. but here's the thing. they are worried about next week's debate between ryan and biden. they are afraid the 54-year-old ryan is going make the 69-year-old biden look kind of out of touc
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